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Hatfield Steamboat Fleet Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-ca. 1949

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Hatfield Steamboat Fleet Photograph Collection


ca. 1900-ca. 1949


The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Hatfield Steamboat Fleet Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-ca. 1949, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


48 items

Scope and Content

Photographs of steam towboats in the Hatfield Fleet, owned and operated by James T. Hatfield of Covington, Ky. Hatfield was founder of the Hatfield Coal Co. in 1892 and later president of the Hatfield-Reliance Coal Co. which was formed by the merger of the Hatfield Coal Co. and several other companies in 1924. Photographs of steamboats include the Henry C. Yeiser, Jr., Alert, W.C. Mitchell, Sam Craig, Ellen Hatfield, J.F. Butts, O & K #1, J.T. Hatfield 1 and 2, Julius Fleischman, and Plymouth. Town and wharf views include Cincinnati, Charleston, W.Va., a boat sinking at Reed, W.V., and Kanawha River views. Photographs of James T. Hatfield, Mrs. Hatfield, and a daughter, Virginia Thorpe Hatfield, are also included. Many of the photos are copy prints of older photographs


  • Hatfield Family-- Pictorial works.
  • Kanawha River (W. Va.)-- Pictorial works.
  • Steamboats-- Kentucky-- Photographs.

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